‘It’s really realistic’: Schoolhouse project in Kelowna helps students understand global educational barriers

‘It’s really realistic’: Schoolhouse project in Kelowna helps students understand global educational barriers

What if your child could step into the shoes of a youth in a developing country trying to get an education?At Global Schoolhouse, an annual event taki

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What if your child could step into the shoes of a youth in a developing country trying to get an education?At Global Schoolhouse, an annual event taking place in Kelowna for the last decade, grade 6 students are doing just that.“Every parent dreams that their kids will do better than they do around the world. Every child has goals of what they want to do in life and most of those require some education,” said event organizer, Joyce Brinkerhoff. “So what we do at the Global Schoolhouse is look at the barriers to education.”Global NewsHelp us improve Globalnews.caGlobal NewsTake the survey now!Story continues below

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